In School Curricula

Initiative

The District 65 - Northwestern Partnership Coordinator role was developed as a bridge-builder, to connect Evanston schools and Evanston's burgeoning EvanSTEM network of in...

Initiative

With support from Science in Society and visiting scientists and faculty, high school students in this program undertake a genetics case study, learn about a hereditary health disorder, and use DNA-based laboratory diagnostics to determine the likelihood of mutation in the fictional patient. Afterward, students assess risk around...

Initiative

Science Explorers pairs scientists (Science Education Fellows) with small groups of freshmen biology students to help students build science skills and achieve academic success in the transition to high school.

Support and training includes:

  • A focus on long-term academic relationships. Fellows meet with students...
Initiative

Science Club Summer Camp is a three-week paid summer training and practicum program designed to help CPS third grade teachers meaningfully integrate the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in their own classrooms.

Support and training includes:

  • Exploring what NGSS means for the classroom
  • Learning from...

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